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Dr. Gaila Mackenzie-Strawn

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Taurine May Help Complications of Diabetes

On : 18 October, 2012

In : Diabetes

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The potential usefulness of taurine on diabetes mellitus and its complications Takashi Ito1, Stephen W. Schaffer2 and Junichi Azuma1 (1) Department of Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, Hyogo University of Health Sciences, 1-3-6 Minatojima, Chuo-ku, Kobe Hyogo, 650-8530, Japan (2) Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, USA Abstract Received: 15Read more

Anti-Inflammatory Properties of Turmeric

On : 18 October, 2012

In : Inflammation

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Anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric Curcuma longa, commonly known as turmeric, possesses anti-inflammatory properties and is used in traditional Indian (Ayurvedic) and Chinese medical practices to treat painful inflammatory conditions such as arthritis, injury, and asthma. While anti-inflammatory drugs, such as hydrocortisone, are used to reduce inflammation, they are often accompanied by adverse side effects suchRead more

Thyme Extract Shown to Inhibit H. Pylori

On : 18 October, 2012

In : Peptic Ulcers

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Thyme extract shown to inhibit Helicobacter pylori Peptic ulcers are sores in the lining of either the small intestine (duodenal ulcers) or the stomach (gastric ulcers). Ulcers cause painful, burning sensations and can often result in more serious complications such as stomach bleeding, tarry or red stools, or increased weight loss. An estimated 10% ofRead more

Broccoli Sprouts in Cancer Prevention

On : 18 October, 2012

In : Cancer

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Broccoli sprouts in cancer prevention Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States and in many other industrialized countries. According to Dr. Marion Nestles in Nutrition Reviews, while both early detection and treatment have made great advances in recent years, the “overall death rates from cancer have remained largely unchanged sinceRead more

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Have Anti-Inflammatory Action

On : 18 October, 2012

In : Inflammation

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Omega-3 fatty acids have anti-inflammatory action While inflammation is in fact a protective and restorative response to injury, excessive or prolonged inflammation can cause many chronic health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. The classic signs of inflammation?local redness, swelling, heat, pain, and loss of function?are caused and regulated by the activity ofRead more

Medical Food Detoxification for Chronic Health Problems

A medical food-supplemented detoxification program in the management of chronic health problems Although the body is designed to eliminate toxins, it cannot always handle the overload present in today’s environment. Toxin overload can lead to a variety of health problems such as chronic fatigue syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome, muscle and joint pain, headache, and allergyRead more

Reducing Inflammation

On : 15 October, 2012

In : Inflammation

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Is inflammation causing you pain? Temporary inflammation helps you, but chronic inflammation can be a real pain. Inflammation is the body’s protective response to injury or infection. But sometimes white blood cells and their inflammatory chemicals can damage tissues and cause a variety of bothersome symptoms, including pain. This is often the case in autoimmuneRead more

Fruit Sugar is a Damaging Ingredient in Food

On : 15 October, 2012

In : Alzheimers , Cancer , Hypertension

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The rotten truth: Why ‘fruit sugar’ is one of the most damaging ingredients in our food By JOHN NAISH Sweet, cheap and natural — fructose sounds like the ideal ‘healthy’ sweetener. The high content of fructose in processed fruit juice may be the trigger for rectal cancer However, the sugar, which is found naturally inRead more

Resveratrol may help protect against breast cancer by blocking the growth effects of estrogen.

On : 07 October, 2012

In : Breast Cancer , Cancer

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Red wine ingredient resveratrol stops breast cancer growth New research in the FASEB Journal shows that resveratrol blocks the growth effects of estrogen by reducing the specific breast cancer receptors Bethesda, MD–Cheers! A new research report appearing in the October 2011 issue of The FASEB Journal (https://www.fasebj.org) shows that resveratrol, the “healthy” ingredient in redRead more

Probiotics May Lower Risk of Preeclampsia in Pregnant Women

On : 29 September, 2012

In : Hypertension , Preeclampsia , Pregnancy

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Probiotics have been suggested to modify placental trophoblast inflammation, systemic inflammation, and blood pressure, all potentially interesting aspects of preeclampsia. The authors examined the association between consumption of milk-based probiotic products in pregnancy and development of preeclampsia and its subtypes. The study was performed in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study by using aRead more

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